Parrtjima 2022 dates revealed after blockbuster 2021 event

Parrtjima – A Festival in Light 2021 has been heralded a huge success following 10 nights of music, talks, workshops, films and light installations.

The iconic event in the heart of Australia attracted 23,220 attendances – up from 17,000 last year.

Images of Parrtjima spread across the nation and overseas, and sets a solid base for the success of Parrtjima 2022, which will take place from 8-17 April next year.

The popular Merne Desert Dinner under the stars sold out months in advance this year and will return for Parrtjima 2022.

Another first for 2021 was dedicated Parrtjima travel packages, and these will be on sale again for 2022.

Closing weekend of the 2021 festival saw huge numbers through the gates, as eager fans arrived to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy live music from Ziggy Ramo on Saturday and Shellie Morris on Sunday in front of the MacDonnell Ranges.

It wrapped up an epic 10 nights of festivities that saw the eyes of the nation focused on Alice Springs as a shining example of how to hold a safe, successful in event in an industry badly affected by COVID-19.